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www.biospectrumindia.com | November 2017 | BioSpectrum l WORLD NEWS Pakistan launches its first Hepatitis Strategic Framework Relying on weak epidemiological data due to the absence of a national hepatitis surveillance system, Pakistan’s first National Hepatitis Strategic Framework (NHSF) 2017-2021 was launched in Islamabad with a target to reduce chronic cases of Hepatitis B and C by 10 per cent, and new cases of Hepatitis B and C by 30 per cent. The target is the first milestone to be achieved by 2021 as part of the larger vision to eliminate viral hepatitis as a major public health threat by 2030. The NHSF was launched by the Pakistan Health Research Council (PHRC), the Ministry of Health, and the World Health Organization (WHO) in the presence of the Director General وYY[BX^Y\\Y[ۘ[XYقXZZܚK[BZ[\\[Xܙ]\HوX[Z\HY[[]Z[[XY^]XZZ\X][K[[ۙ\˂ۜ[[\[\\[XH]\\KܛY\XYق\YH[Y[X]\\›وHыۙHوH^HؚX]\قܚH[HZ\\[X[\™\X\\\HXZ܈ۘ\ܚH[x&\X[Z[\H\[[ZH\][H][ۘ[[]]Bو[X[\\X\\ Q H[[H\˜[[X[\\X\\XX[][[H]\KܚH[x&\Z[\\وX[ ]][ۈ[[Y[\YYX[KZ]H[\]H\\YHٙXX[ݚYH[H]H[][H][][^[۝[H[[]HH[[˂H\و\ܝY[YH\\œ]HYH\H[Hݙ\Y[\[\YX\\\][HXYقH\X\KH\X\H\۝YYBH\X]Y[\X\[]\YHH][ۘ[[]]Hو[X[\‘\X\\HYX[\[][[[\\[YH][B]Y[˂HZ[\\Y]\H\B\[ ]Y[[H N XYQ[H][YܚYX][BX]H]Y[ˈHZYHZ[\BݚYY]\][H][YYY[YHHXوXH܈]Y[BܚH[[\^HZ[[\ܘ\HZ[[˂H]YH\؝Z[HYX\B[ܙX\H[HXYۛ\[X]Y[و\]]\[˜\\[HYX\HXܙX\H[B[X\و][X[ۜˈ\HؚX]\[HXY]Y[HX[HوX[ ][YH]H\BY]Y\[ۈ[\Z\[\]HH][ۘ[\]]\œ\Z[[H\[K[\X \Y[Z[X[]H\HXZ˂Y\[[ݚ[X[]H\Bٝ[[Y\]X]H܈\]K\X Hш\\Yۂ[Z]Y\Y[Z[X[[[قH ][ۘ[\]]\\^KH[\[Y[][ۈوY Z[\X[\]Y[\[[ۜ[[XZ[H\ܞH[HX[Hق[ܙHX\]H]KS\\BX[][ۜ[[Y\SY[Y\[[Y\8&\X[Z[\HY[HX\]B\H[[][^][ۈ[\ZYۈ[HHXH]XZ›وH]\XܛH\X\H[[ۙ[ܙH[H[Z[[ۂ[XH]\[\]HY[[H[^X[X\›ZYܚ[[Y\ \\وH[X[BYK]X][[X\X[\X\H]HY]\X\Y[XZ\Y[\[[Y\ SPQZYHX[][ۈ[\ZYۂ[\L \›وHX[H[]\YH[ܙH[ [ؚ[BX[\XZ[]HXۙ B\\ܘ[X[][ۂ[\ZYۈو][ Y\[\[Z]H\YX\H[\ZYۈ[[\]\Y[و\YYYH[\]]H^\Y[[Y\[HH NNL˂HܛX[ܙ[^][ۈ\[YYYH L \\وX\XH[[ۙHYYY\[^\[YY[X[ܘ[\Yۙ][ۜZ\HH[X[܈H\H]XZ˂H\[وH\HX[][ۈ[\ZYۈ[ݙ\L [HYHۙH[\HXۙ[[\]L [[]Y[ۙH[]HYX\][Y][ۘ[HوHX[H܈YYX[ۋ